wedding invitations: sauvie's island elopement

get ready for some gorgeous photos! i am obsessed. this shoot was shot & organized by chelsea jones photography, you remember me raving about her in one of the previous posts, right? yes - she’s amazing. 

this was one of my first styled shoots - a pretty amazing shoot for one of my first! amanda & collin had a private elopement on sauvie’s island, full with a beautiful table with a hearty spread, champagne & sparklers, and a dip in the river.

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workshop: tea bar with jasmine henderson

this was such a fun workshop! this was basically the first intro to modern calligraphy workshop i had ever done, not counting the workshop i did in 2017 with just friends. i held it at tea bar on division in southeast portland and had a lovely time meeting the ladies who came to the class! we had a relaxing morning together learning the basics of calligraphy and honing our new skills with lots of practice.

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workshop: intro to modern calligraphy at t project

it was so much fun hosting a calligraphy workshop at t project this past march. i have only hosted calligraphy workshops at tea bar so far, so it was nice to switch things up a bit and push myself out of my comfort zone.

we held the class at t project in nw portland, run by the lovely teri gelber. teri is so sweet & made me feel right at home. she is a tea expert and mixes her special tea blends by hand in her studio space that we got to work in.

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mt. hood elopement shoot with calligraphed vows: natalie & dalton

what a cute couple, right? and just catch a bit of that sun - sheesh! this shoot is one for the books. i was lucky enough to write custom vows for this cute couple, natalie & dalton, for this styled elopement shoot. i loved using paper that had deckled edges for the vows, as it adds a more personal, handmade element into the mix. i styled their vows in my signature, loose calligraphy style and i think it pairs nicely with the whole shoot.

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alston mayger events styled shoot

aren’t these pictures sooo beautiful? chelsea & mitch are the cutest couple who are honestly #couplegoals. not only do they have the cutest kids (do not get me started on them), but they have shown such strength in the past few months after they have had to go through their beautiful new home burning down & theft - it’s clear that their relationship is so strong by the way they have been able to bounce back & keep pushing forward, it has been so inspiring to see.

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